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4 Mar 2015
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University's (OIST) Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit...
Type: News Article
Comparative Voltage Curves in air and nitrogen
4 Mar 2015
Voltage curves of two perovskite solar cells annealed in air (red) and Nitrogen (black). The average power conversion efficiency for 6 solar cells annealed in air was 11.1%. In a nitrogen...
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Perovskite films prepared with different conditions. a) 105°C in air b) 115°C in air, c) 125°C in air, d) 105°C in Nitrogen, e) 115°C in Nitrogen, and f) 125°C in Nitrogen.
4 Mar 2015
a) 105°C in air b) 115°C in air, c) 125°C in air, d) 105°C in Nitrogen, e) 115°C in Nitrogen, and f) 125°C in Nitrogen. Grain sizes on perovskite films are larger when prepared in air between 105 to...
Type: Photo
27 Feb 2015
A key part of the brain involved with decision making, the striatum, appears to operate hierarchically – much like a traditional corporation with executives, middle managers and employees, according...
Type: News Article
Striatum Diagram
26 Feb 2015
The striatum is part of the inner core of the brain that processes decisions and movements. OIST researchers investigated how the striatum's three regions -- the ventral, dorsomedial and dorsolateral...
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Rats Striatum and Robot Algorithm Match
26 Feb 2015
The firing rate of a single dorsolateral striatum neuron in a rat (top), in the moments just before making a decision to pick the left or right hole, closely matches the trial-varying action value...
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Striatum Neuron Firing Levels
26 Feb 2015
Neurons in the dorsolateral, dorsomedial and ventral striatum were activated during different phases of the task. The vertical axes are numbered neurons, and the activity of each neuron is indicated...
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Four unique non-spherical shapes
12 Feb 2015
The four resulting shapes generated by the research were made by variations in factors such as the speed of impact, temperature of the fluids, and the density of the liquid bath the particles were...
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Experimental Setup for Wax Particle Generation
12 Feb 2015
Here you can see the method by which the wax particles were generated and examined by researchers. 
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12 Feb 2015
New research from the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) looks at how to create various non-spherical particles by releasing...
Type: News Article

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